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Parent and child riding ORVs
  • No one under the age of 16 may operate a 3-wheel ATV.
  • Children 12 to 15 years old may operate a 4-wheel ATV only when the child is under the direct visual supervision of an adult and possesses a valid ORV safety certificate.
  • Children 10 and 11 years old may operate a 4-wheel ATV only when all of the following conditions are met.
    • The ATV is operated on land owned by the child’s parent or guardian and…
    • The operator is under direct visual supervision of an adult and…
    • The operator possesses a valid ORV safety certificate.
  • No child under the age of 12 may cross any street, highway, or county road while operating an ORV.
  • Children who are at least 12 years old may cross streets and roads (only at right angles) if they are under the direct visual supervision of an adult and have a valid ORV safety certificate.
  • Operators must pull over and stop when signaled by any peace officer or property owner.